Up10tion

  • I. Introduction:

    UP10TION (업텐션; also known as U10T) is a ten-member boy group under TOP Media. They debuted on September 10, 2015 with the mini album Top Secret. On July 19, 2019, Wooshin (Wooseok) ranked 2nd place in Produce X 101, becoming a member of X1 with an exclusive 2-and-a-half years contract with the group. During this period, he will be absent from UP10TION activities. However, the group disbanded on January 6, 2020 due to the Produce 101 vote manipulation controversy.

    II. Members:


    **CURRENTLY INACTIVE/MILITARY ENLISTMENT**
    Stage name: Jinhoo (진후)
    Birth Name: Kim Jin Wook (김진욱)
    Position: Leader, Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer
    Birthday: August 2, 1995
    Zodiac Sign: Leo
    Height: 173 cm (5’8″)

    Health
    On April 7, 2020, TOP Media released a statement
    announcing that Jinhoo would be taking a break due to health concerns.
    Military service
    On November 23, 2020, TOP Media announced that
    Jinhoo will be enlisting as an active duty soldier on the same day.

    He was the third person to join the band.
    Stage Name: Kuhn (쿤)
    Birth Name: No Soo Il (노수일)
    Position: Vice Leader, Lead Rapper, Vocalist
    Birthday: November 11, 1995
    Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
    Height: 184 cm (6’0″)

    He was the sixth member to join the group.
    Stage name: Kogyeol (고결)
    Birth Name: Go Min Soo (고민수)
    Position: Lead Vocalist
    Birthday: May 19, 1996
    Zodiac Sign: Taurus
    Height: 183 cm (6’0″)

    Health
    On November 30, 2020, TOP Media announced that Bit-to
    tested positive for the COVID-19 disease, after he came in
    close contact with a confirmed case on November 29.
    As a result, all agency artists and staff who crossed paths or came
    into contact with him were tested.
    Kogyeol was the only one in the agency who also tested positive.

    He was the fifth member to join the group.
    **CURRENTLY INACTIVE W/ GROUP**
    Stage name: Jinhyuk (진혁), formerly Wei (웨이)
    Birth Name: He legally changed his name to Lee Jin Hyuk (이진혁)
    (his name was Lee Sung Jun (이성준))
    Position: Main Rapper
    Birthday: June 8, 1996
    Zodiac Sign: Gemini
    Height: 185 cm (6’1″)
    Instagram: @ljh_babysun

    In 2019, he, along with fellow member Wooshin,
    participated in Mnet's boy group survival show Produce X 101.
    He was eliminated in the finale after finishing in 12th place.
    He made his solo debut on November 4, 2019 with the mini album S.O.L.

    Discography
    Mini albums
    S.O.L (2019)
    Splash! (2020)
    Scene26 (2021)

    Fanmeetings
    T.Y.F.L (2019)

    Jinhyuk has Written, Arranged And Composed:
    5 Songs under the name LEE JIN HYUK(10021467)
    33 Songs under the name WE I(10015978)

    He was the second to last member to join the group.
    He can speak Korean and basic English (he’s not fluent in English)
    Stage name: Bit-to (비토)
    Birth Name: Lee Chang Hyun (이창현)
    Position: Main Rapper, Main Dancer
    Birthday: August 24, 1996
    Zodiac Sign: Virgo
    Height: 181 cm (5’11″)

    Health
    On November 30, 2020, TOP Media announced that Bitto
    tested positive for the COVID-19 disease,
    after he came in close contact with a confirmed
    case on November 29. As a result, all agency artists and staff who
    crossed paths or came into contact with him were tested,
    including all artist who performed in Show! Music Core and Inkigayo on
    November 28 and 29, respectively. All tested negative, with the exception of his fellow member Kogyeol.

    He graduated from Def Dance school.
    He was a trainee for 1 year and a half.
    He is good at playing the piano.
    Bitto passed FNC Entertainment 1st Audition before joining TOP Media

    Bitto has Possibly Written, Arranged And Composed:
    31 Songs under the name BI THO(10015980)

    **CURRENTLY INACTIVE W/ GROUP**
    Stage name: Wooseok (우석), formerly Wooshin (우신)
    Birth Name: Kim Woo Seok (김우석)
    Position: Vocalist, Visual, Face of the Group
    Birthday: October 27, 1996
    Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
    Height: 173 cm (5’8”)
    Instagram: @woo.ddadda

    He made his solo debut on May 25, 2020
    with the mini album 1st Desire [Greed].

    2019:
    Produce X 101, X1
    In 2019, he, along with fellow member Wei,
    participated in Mnet's boy group survival show Produce X 101.
    He finished in second place, thus becoming a member of X1.
    The group officially debuted on August 27, 2019 with the mini album, 비상 : Quantum Leap.
    2020:
    X1's disbandment, solo debut
    However, on January 6, 2020, the agencies representing
    the members announced the group has disbanded
    due to not being able to reach an unanimous agreement
    following the Produce 101 vote manipulation controversy.

    In February, it was announced by TOP Media
    that he would release his first solo album soon.
    On April 23, his solo debut date was officially set to May 25.

    Mini albums
    1st Desire [Greed] (2020)
    2nd Desire [Tasty] (2021)

    Collaborations

    "Sorrow (from Cool Summer Project)" (with Ravi & Yeri) (2020)
    "Memories" (with Lee Eun Sang) (2020)

    Filmography
    Dramas
    Twenty-Twenty (V Live, 2020)
    Reality shows
    Produce X 101 (Mnet, 2019) - contestant
    King of Mask Singer (MBC, 2020) - Eps. 249-250

    Wooseok has Written, Arranged And Composed:
    12 Songs under the name KIM WOO SEOK(10025945)

    He was the first member to join the group.
    He was a trainee for a year.
    He can speak Korean and basic Chinese.
    Stage name: Sunyoul (선율)
    Birth Name: Seon Ye In (선예인)
    Position: Main Vocalist
    Birthday: November 6, 1996
    Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
    Height: 175 cm (5’9″)

    He was the seventh to join the group.
    When he was on King of Masked Singer they thought he was a girl.
    Sunyoul is left-handed.
    He did a collaboration with GFriend‘s Yuju
    , the song is called “Cherish”.
    Stage name: Gyujin (규진)
    Birth Name: Han Gyu Jin (한규진)
    Position: Lead Dancer, Vocalist
    Birthday: November 21, 1997
    Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
    Height: 181 cm (5’11″)

    H
    e was the eighth member to join the group
    Stage name: Hwanhee (환희)
    Birth Name: Lee Hwan Hee (이환희)
    Position: Main Vocalist
    Birthday: May 6, 1998
    Zodiac Sign: Taurus
    Height: 175 cm (5’9″)

    2017 he was on King of the Masked Singer as Soohorang.
    Hwanhee has Written, Arranged And Composed:
    1 Song under the name LEE HWAN HEE(10029983)
    Stage name: Xiao (샤오)
    Birth Name: Lee Dong Yeol (이동열)
    Position: Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Maknae
    Birthday: December 13, 1998
    Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
    Height: 178 cm (5’10″)

    Xiao graduated from Hanlim Multi Art School,
    Seoul on February 9, 2018 and was a student in the
    Practical Arts Department.

    Xiao has Possibly Written, Arranged And Composed:
    37 Songs under the name LEE DONG YEOL(10004796)

    III. Discography:

    Korean

    Studio Albums
    Invitation is the first full-length album by UP10TION.
    It was released on March 15, 2018 with "Candyland"
    serving as the album's title track.
    The physical release comes in two versions: Silver and Red.

    Track list
    1. "Invitation" - 1:07
    2. "Candyland" - 3:07
    3. "Target On" (반해, 안 반해) - 3:13
    4. "Finally (오늘이야)" - 3:20
    5. "Habit" (습관) - 3:38
    6. "Mixed Signals" (모호해) - 3:26
    7. "Always" (이대로) - 3:30
    8. "Superstar" - 2:58
    9. "Love Sick" - 3:05
    10. "Still With You" (시간이 멈춰서) - 3:33
    11. "I Need You" (예고 없이) - 3:55

    "Candyland" music video
    Teaser (Notice film) / (Action film)



    Special Albums
    UP10TION 2017 Special Photo Edition is the first special album by UP10TION.
    It was released online on October 12, 2017
    and offline on October 16, 2017.
    The physical album contains a 120-page photobook, CD, poster,
    a folding photocard and a random circle-shaped photocard (1 out of 10).

    1. "Going Crazy (미치게 해)" - 3:28
    2. "Come Back To Me (그대 내게 다시)" - 3:36
    3. "Going Crazy (미치게 해) (Inst.)" - 3:28

    "Going Crazy" music video
    Teaser
    UP10TION 2018 Special Photo Edition is the second special album by UP10TION.
    It was released on August 20, 2018
    with So Beautiful" serving as the album's title track.
    The physical album contains a 100-page photobook, mini poster,
    a circle photocard (1 out of 10 random), and a pair photocard (1 out of 5 random).
    1. "So Beautiful" - 3:23
    2. "All Night Long" - 3:36
    3. "So Beautiful (Inst.)" - 3:23
    4. "All Night Long (Inst.)" - 3:36

    "So Beautiful" music video


    Mini Albums
    Top Secret (Korean: 일급비밀; Chinese: 一級秘密) is the debut mini album.
    It was released on September 11, 2015
    with "So, Dangerous" serving as the album's title track.

    1. "Tension Up!" - 0:47
    2. "So, Dangerous (위험해)" - 3:29
    3. "Come As You Are (그대로)" - 3:35
    4. "Never Ending" - 3:07
    5. "Phoenix" - 3:01
    6. "Come With Me" - 3:07

    "So Dangerous" music video
    Dance ver.
    Teaser 1 / 2
    "Come As You Are" music video
    UP10TION_Bravo21_cover_art.png Bravo! is the second mini album.
    It was released November 27, 2015
    with "Catch Me!" serving as the album's title track.

    1. "Bravo!" - 0:58
    2. "Catch Me! (여기여기 붙어라)" - 3:15
    3."Dito (나두)" - 3:18
    4. "Call Me (불러)" - 3:33
    5. "Holic" - 3:25
    6. "Party2nite" - 3:14

    "Catch Me!" music video
    "Catch Me!" teaser 1 / 2
    Spotlight is the third mini album.
    It was released on April 18, 2016
    with "Attention" serving as the album's title track.
    The physical release comes in two versions: Gold and Silver.

    1. Spotlight" - 0:59
    2. "Attention (나한테만 집중해)" - 3:16
    3. "Stay" - 3:08 "Like Nothing Happened (아무렇지 않은 척)" - 3:35
    4. "Yes or No" - 3:14
    5. "I Wish a Miracle (기적을 바란다)" (Jinhoo, Kogyeol, Sunyoul, Hwanhee, Wei) - 3:51
    6. "Cherish (보일 듯 말 듯)" (Sunyoul and Yuju of GFRIEND) - 3:06

    "Attention" music video
    Teaser 1 / 2
    "Attention" dance practice (Name tag ver.)
    Moving ver.
    "Stay" music video
    Summer Go! is the fourth mini album.
    It was released on August 5, 2016
    with "Tonight" serving as the album's title track.
    A limited edition version titled Summer Go!
    Thank You Limited Edition was released on September 20, 2016.

    1. "Tonight (오늘이 딱이야 (夜半逃走))" - 3:24
    2. "Beautiful (예뻐)" - 3:32
    3. "Oasis (오아시스)" - 3:33
    4. "Magic" - 3:03 "Be My Luck (행운이 되어줘)" - 3:03
    5. "Tonight (오늘이 딱이야 (夜半逃走)) (Inst.)" - 3:24

    "Tonight" music video
    Dance ver.
    "Tonight" teaser 1 / 2
    UP10TION_Burst_Cover.png Burst is the fifth mini album.
    It was released on November 21, 2016
    with "White Night" serving as the album's title track.

    1. "Ignition"
    2. "White Night (하얗게 불태웠어)"
    3. "Go! (전력질주)"
    4. "Because (왜냐하면)"
    5. "Stuck On You (빠져가지고)"
    6. "Just Like That"

    "White Night" M/V
    Teaser 1 / 2
    Star;dom is the sixth mini album.
    It was released online on June 29, 2017
    and offline on July 3.
    "Runner" serves as the album's title track.

    1. "Runner (시작해)" - 3:18
    2. "Everything" - 3:55
    3. "True Love (너다운)" - 3:30
    4. "Hot Blood" - 3:25
    5. "Everyday (매일)" - 3:41
    6. "Dream You" - 3:41

    "Runner" music video
    Teaser #1 / #2

    UP10TION_Laberinto_digital_album_cover.png
    Laberinto is the seventh mini album.
    It was released on December 6, 2018
    with "Blue Rose" serving as the album's title track.
    The physical album come in two versions: Crime and Clue.

    1. "Laberinto" - 0:54
    2. "Blue Rose" - 3:16
    3. "Burning" - 3:23
    4. "Turn Up The Night" - 3:24
    5. "Midnight" - 3:30
    6. "Happy Birthday" - 3:08
    7. "With You" - 3:29

    "Blue Rose" music video
    Teaser I / II
    The Moment of Illusion is the eighth mini album.
    It was released on August 22, 2019
    with "Your Gravity" serving as the album's title track.
    The physical album come in two versions: Moment and Illusion.
    Lee Jin Hyuk and Kim Woo Seok did not participate
    in the album's recording and promotions with
    Jinhyuk focusing on solo activities and Wooseok taking part of the project group X1.

    1. "Your Gravity" - 3:12
    2. "Sky Surfer" - 3:19
    3. "Look At Me" - 3:14
    4. "Skyway" - 3:10
    5. "Restore" - 3:27
    6. "Lover" - 3:20

    "Your Gravity" music video
    Teaser I /
    Light Up is the ninth mini album.
    It was released on September 24, 2020
    with "Light" serving as the album's title track.
    Jinhoo, Lee Jin Hyuk, and Wooshin will not participate
    in this album due to various reasons.
    The physical album comes in two versions:
    Light Spectrum and Light Hunter.

    1. "Light" - 3:28
    2. "Destiny" - 3:05
    3. "Stop The Clock" - 3:12
    4. "Dawn" - 3:38
    5. "Waiting For You (니가 보여)" - 3:17
    6. "Empty House (빈집 (텅))" - 3:25

    "Light" music video
    MV teaser I / II


    OSTs

    "Squad 38 OST Part.1" (2016)


    Japanese

    Singles

    "ID" (2017)
    "Wild Love" (2018)
    "Chaser" (2018)

    IV. References:

    https://www.komca.or.kr/foreign2/eng/S01.jsp


    UP10TION Official Accounts:
    Website: itopgroup.com/up10tion
    Website (Japan): up10tion.jp
    Twitter: @up10tion
    Twitter (Japan): @UP10TION_JAPAN
    Instagram: @u10t_official
    Facebook: UP10TION
    Youtube: UP10TION
    Fan Cafe: up10tion
    V Live: UP10TION
    TikTok: @up10tion__

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